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Aussie junior eyes vanadium near Juneau

North of 60 Mining News – March 1, 2019

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 2:13pm

Critical Mineral Alaska exploration vanadium titanium Snettisham magnetite

W. Oelen, courtesy of Wikimedia

Vanadium was named after the Scandinavian goddess of beauty and fertility, Vanadís (Freyja), due to the wide range of colors found in vanadium compounds. The vials above show four oxidization states of vanadium in aqueous solution.

Northern Cobalt Ltd. Feb. 26 reported that a recently completed magnetic survey has confirmed the presence of a large magnetite body at its Snettisham vanadium-titanium project in Southeast Alaska.

Situated about 50 kilometers (32 miles) south of Juneau, Snettisham hosts a large outcropping body of magnetite with iron, titanium, vanadium, and possibly platinum-group elements. This intrusion ext...



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